Covid-19 - Global Recovery

January 8, 2021

ISCA Practitioners Conference 2020

The Conference, which highlighted the changing audit and business landscape, and the challenges brought about by the pandemic, also discussed the strategies that practitioners could adopt to build up their resilience for tomorrow. In the brighter future when historians write about the Covid-19 crisis, it will hopefully be, for the audit profession, a tale of human ingenuity and adaptability.
January 8, 2021

Disclosures and Risk Management

Trends, Gaps and Best Practices The latest Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) study, released in August 2020, showed that although Singapore-listed entities had improved overall, there are still many gaps that require urgent improvement, especially in the area of risk management disclosures.
January 8, 2021

Jonny Jacobs CA on keeping your balance

The great lockdown is not just an economic problem – it could also be a mental health one. Jonny Jacobs CA talks through what you can do to keep your mind fighting fit.
January 7, 2021
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Keeping a check on mental health

The COVID crisis is far from over, so it’s important to prioritise your mental health, and that of your clients. Zac Hayes knew he had to step back, if only for a short time. [...] He was working long hours and had become the de facto counsellor for the people around him – and it was taking a toll. “I was burning the candle at both ends, working 70 or more hours a week,” he says. “I knew I needed to take some time to myself. I told my staff I was having a Friday off, making it a long weekend.”
January 7, 2021
Peter Rupp

Young Chartered Accountants – their challenge and our opportunity

The coronavirus pandemic is being felt particularly by young CAs, says CA ANZ President Peter Rupp FCA.
January 7, 2021
Mental Health for CAs

Mental health for Chartered Accountants in challenging times

Your clients are anxious, all your family is working from home, and the beach is shut. How do you stop yourself panicking?
January 7, 2021

Resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being

Throughout the world finance professionals are dealing with the personal and professional challenges posed by the Pandemic.  CA ANZ have compiled a list of resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being.
January 7, 2021
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CA ANZ Young CA Wellness Series

The CA ANZ Young CA Wellness Series is an opportunity for CAs new to the designation, or early in their careers, to hear from experts and connect with their colleagues in an interactive discussion space.
December 11, 2020

How auditors can step up during uncertain times

by NG KIAN HUI   The audit industry has been subjected to increased scrutiny in recent years to uphold audit quality and public interest. The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (Covid-19) has further increased the challenges for auditors in performing their audits, not only in complying with the auditing standards but […]
December 11, 2020
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Accounting Treatment of Modification of Financial Liabilities

One unfavourable consequence brought forth by the Covid-19 pandemic was an increase in debt restructuring by firms trying to survive the economic fallout.